“I didn’t want to tell stories I don’t have the permission to tell” – Bassey Ikpi on Her Debut Essay Collection

“I didn’t want to tell stories I don’t have the permission to tell” – Bassey Ikpi on Her Debut Essay Collection

Bassey shares a bit about the conceptualization of her book's cover and which essay was the most challenging to write. We also talk about how to navigate writing your story without encroaching on the rights of others to share their own story or not.

35 Black Middle-Grade Books

35 Black Middle-Grade Books

Black middle-grade books are a rarity. Trust me, in sourcing the books for this book list, it was hard to find recommendations. Many recommendations were also historical fiction, which is good and well, but not always my jam. Sometimes Black people and Africans need books about mundane issues. So whether it's books about female friendships [...]

B2B Content Marketing Consultant, Ruthie Bowles Talks Freelancing, Work-Life Balance, and More

B2B Content Marketing Consultant, Ruthie Bowles Talks Freelancing, Work-Life Balance, and More

Ruthie Bowles is a B2B content marketing consultant whom I've had the pleasure of working with! If you're wondering how good she is, check out her Upwork profile! I admire Ruthie's dedication, consistency, and goal-oriented mindset. I'm always learning so much from her about SEO, running a business, and knowing your worth as a freelancer. [...]